Shipping Services from Canada to Costa Rica

Looking for an easy and reliable way to ship your cargo to Costa Rica from Canada? You have found the right logistics partner!

Get cost-effective shipping solutions from Canada to Costa Rica with LAC! We offer the most competitive air freight & container shipping services in the Americas

Shipping from Canada to Costa Rica requires expertise, given both nations’ vast distances and distinct trade regulations.
Our deep understanding of Canadian and Costa Rican markets ensures we can provide seamless transportation services.
If you’re a Canadian company seeking to enter Costa Rica’s market, our specialized services meet your shipping needs.

Experience the ease of transcontinental shipping, backed by a team that understands the intricacies of both regions, ensuring your cargo’s safe and timely arrival.

Choose us for an efficient, reliable shipping experience tailored to the unique Canada-Costa Rica trade route.

Our Freight Shipping Services from Canada to Costa Rica

At Latin American Cargo (LAC), we pride ourselves on offering premier freight shipping services from Canada to Costa Rica. Recognizing the diverse demands of this significant trade route, we deploy a mix of air and sea and aim for optimal delivery timelines and cargo safety.

Our team works closely with businesses to understand unique requirements, providing customized solutions encompassing everything from documentation to cargo handling.
With our extensive network and seasoned professionals, we work diligently to make sure your shipping process is as smooth as possible.

Entrust your shipping needs to us and experience the Latin American Cargo difference, where we prioritize your cargo’s journey from Canada to Costa Rica with precision and care.

Sea Freight & Container Shipping to Costa Rica

Shipping cargo from Canada to Costa Rica requires expertise and precision. At Latin American Cargo, we specialize in sea freight and container shipping for this route, ensuring a smooth sailing experience.
With our knowledge of ports, regulations, and best practices, we aim to provide efficient and reliable container solutions for your shipping needs.

● Full Container Load – FCL

Regarding shipping more significant quantities, the Full Container Load (FCL) option stands out. FCL ensures that an entire container is dedicated to a single consignee, offering privacy and security.
With our expertise, businesses can leverage this service for its numerous advantages. Firstly, FCL typically has a quicker transit time compared to that of a Less Than Container Load (LCL) since there’s no waiting for multiple shippers to fill up the container.
Secondly, it minimizes potential damages as the cargo remains untouched until it reaches its final destination in Costa Rica.
This method is incredibly cost-effective for sizable shipments, providing a flat rate rather than charging based on the volume or weight of individual items. When volume, security, and time are paramount, our FCL service is ideal for businesses shipping from Canada to Costa Rica.

● Less Than Container Load – LCL

Less Than Container Load (LCL) offers a flexible solution for shippers who don’t require an entire container. LCL allows multiple shippers to share space within a single container, ensuring cost-effectiveness for smaller shipments.
With our LCL services, customers can enjoy the perks of sea freight without committing to a full container. This method is perfect for businesses with inconsistent shipment sizes or those looking to optimize costs.
Although the transit time might be slightly longer due to consolidation and deconsolidation processes, the savings and flexibility often outweigh the wait. Additionally, we ensure that each consignment is handled with utmost care, reducing the risks of damages.
In summary, LCL provides an economical, efficient, and secure option for shippers sending goods from Canada to Costa Rica without needing a full container.

● RORO Shipping (Roll-On/Roll-Off)

Do you need to move heavy machinery, construction equipment, large vehicles, yachts or any other oversized cargo that does not fit into a standard shipping container? Our RORO Shipping Service from Canada to Costa Rica covers specialized equipment or vehicles such as cranes, skidders, dump trucks, generators, turbine blades or propellers. Our shipping experts have the required know-how to transport all these items and many more through RORO easily.

● Breakbulk & Project Cargo

Latin American Cargo offers fast, reliable breakbulk freight shipping services and project cargo logistics solutions. We safely transport your heavy-lift shipments and oversized cargo, such as machinery, mining equipment, out-of-gauge vehicles, and other valuable cargo from Canada directly to Costa Rica.

Our special division of Project Cargo shipping experts is ready to assess you and arrange the shipment of your oversized loads with the highest efficiency, security and reliability levels.

Sea Freight Container Shipping Services
Shipping by sea is one of the most reliable and cost-efficient ways to ship your cargo.

Air Freight Shipping to Costa Rica

When time is of the essence, air freight is the prime choice for shipping between Canada and Costa Rica.
Our air freight services guarantee rapid, efficient deliveries, catering primarily to refrigerated cargo, urgent orders, or high-value items. We ensure your shipment arrives promptly with daily and weekly departures to major Costa Rica airports.
The distance between Canada and Costa Rica is swiftly bridged with air transport, reducing potential delays in sea shipments. While air freight may command a premium in pricing, its speed, security, and reliability often justify the investment.
Our air freight solutions provide unparalleled speed and peace of mind for businesses aiming to maintain a competitive edge in the Costa Rican market.

● Air Cargo Charter Service

Air cargo charter is the perfect solution when all other air cargo transportation alternatives cannot meet your required schedules or space capacity needs. Cargo chartering allows your goods to be transported quickly and cost-efficiently from any point in Canada to Costa Rica.

Latin American Cargo’s Charter Services give you peace of mind when handling your freight exports from Canada to Costa Rica. 

Some of the commodities we ship by charter include:

  • Regular commercial cargo
  • High-value commodities
  • Sensitive cargo such as hazardous, fresh, or perishable goods
  • Time-critical freight
  • Medical supply & humanitarian relief aid
  • Heavy load & oversized equipment
  • Car, Aircraft and ship spare parts

Our part charter and full charter options range from 10.000 lbs (5.000 kgs) to 45.000 lbs (22.000 kgs), loadable in pallets, skids, crates or simply bulk.

Air Freight and Air Cargo Charter Shipping Services
Shipping by air can be a good option when you need faster transit times.

Should you choose sea freight or air freight from Canada to Costa Rica?

Are you deciding between sea and air freight? Both methods come with their unique advantages, depending on your shipping needs.
In the upcoming sections, we’ll delve into the specifics of each, helping you determine the optimal choice for transporting your goods from Canada to Costa Rica with Latin American Cargo.

+ Benefits of Sea Freight

Sea freight, often the go-to choice for businesses shipping from Canada to Costa Rica, offers numerous advantages. Foremost, it’s cost-effective, especially for larger-quantity shipments, making it ideal for companies aiming to maximize their shipping budget.
The capacity for carrying vast quantities means it’s excellent for large-volume consignments. Moreover, sea freight boasts a lower carbon footprint per ton-mile than air freight, contributing to environmentally conscious shipping efforts.
Additionally, advanced tracking and the evolution of maritime technology have improved reliability and transparency. Working with us, shippers also gain access to specialized shipping solutions tailored to diverse cargo types, such as Out-of-gauge, Breakbulk, RORO and more!
In essence, sea freight provides a harmonious blend of cost-efficiency, eco-friendliness, and sizable capacity for your shipping requirements.

+ Benefits of Air Freight

Air freight is a powerful ally for businesses shipping from Canada to Costa Rica, offering distinct advantages. Its primary edge is speed; unlike sea alternatives, shipments can reach their destination in hours or days.
This swift transit time is vital for refrigerated cargo goods or time-sensitive shipments, ensuring products remain fresh. Air freight also offers flexibility with frequent flight schedules, reducing waiting times.
Its enhanced security measures at airports help minimize theft and damage, providing an added layer of assurance for valuable cargo. Furthermore, the shorter shipping duration can lead to reduced storage costs and may help offset higher initial expenses.
Partnering with us ensures efficient and safe air transportation, making it a choice worth considering for time-critical and delicate consignments.

Costa Rica is a land of opportunities for Canadian importers & exporters. Ship your cargo with LAC by your side.

Shipping from Canada to any city in Costa Rica

Canada is the second-largest supplier of goods to and a land of opportunities for Canadian importers. Whether it is a one-time deal or as part of your ongoing requirements, shipping cargo from Canada to Costa Rica can be a challenging experience.

We provide you with all the experience and necessary tools to import from Canada headache-free and offer the most flexible door-to-door service in the industry:

Our shipping services cater to all the major cities in Costa Rica. Ship by SEA or AIR from Canada to:

Let us be your reliable partner in bridging the distance between Canada and Costa Rica.

Canada – Costa Rica Main Commercial Shipping Hubs

Navigating through the intricate global trade network requires an understanding of key logistics centers, and we’re here to provide you with essential insights. Below, you’ll find a map highlighting the vital nodes in Canada and Costa Rica, which are crucial for efficient freight shipping operations.

Explore the map and discover the strategic locations shaping the movement of goods in these dynamic markets.

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Canada’s main loading ports (POL) and Costa Rica’s main ports of discharge (POD)

Main POLMain PODMain POLMain POD
VancouverPuerto LimonVancouver (YVR)San Jose (SJO)
Prince RupertPuerto MoinCalgary (YYC)Liberia (LIR)
HalifaxSan JoseToronto (YYZ)Limon (LIO)
MontrealCalderaMontreal (YUL)
Saint John
POL: Loading Ports / POD: Ports of Discharge

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